The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.» Read More
Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
While Bismarck, North Dakota is seeing the best of times with an unemployment rate of 2.8 percent, El Centro, California has a rate of 28.2 percent. Sedalia Sanders, mayor of El Centro, weighs in.
The Lone Star State is tops again, displacing Virginia, which didn't even finish second this year. And who's last? Rhode Island.
Harold Hamm, Continental Resources founder, chairman & CEO, discusses the huge potential in developing oil resources in North Dakota's Bakken shale fields, and a look at where gasoline prices are headed, with Lacey Plache, Edmonds.com chief economist.
Will controversy surrounding the chemicals used in "fracking" put a potential U.S. energy boom on hold? CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details.
There is a huge operating cost to drill down two miles and then two more miles laterally to find oil. The process of fracking — or hydraulic fracturing — is both costly and controversial.
The money is still flowing in Williston, N.D., but the problems surrounding it are growing as well.
Cramer highlights one incredibly cheap company with excellent growth prospects.
The oil and gas company's stock has taken a hit lately, but is the decline a mistake?
During the decade-long period of healing, people in towns across America have been erecting memorials to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Click to see the photos.
Lawmakers don't understand America has the resources to break free from foreign oil, billionaire energy investor T. Boone Pickens told Cramer.
ND Gov. Jack Dalrymple sits down with Cramer to talk about the Bakken shale and the wealth of jobs available in the state.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on a place where McDonald's pays $15 an hour and trucking jobs pay six-figures.
CNBC's Brian Shactman with a look at the largest oil play discovery in the past 40 years and how companies are profiting from it.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer takes a look at what's behind the boom in Bakken.
CNBC's Jim Cramer shares the largest oil play discovered in the last 40 years and the Squawk news team take a look at the issues on the Street today.
"Leadership on both sides understand it would be catastrophic to default," Sen. Kent Conrad told Cramer Wednesday.